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authorJoey Hess <>2011-03-12 14:20:53 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2011-03-12 14:20:53 -0400
commit5b3baced3a8a277df8bc3cfff9a69ccc90fe7157 (patch)
tree52225dcd824a4b7d34e718464e51650ebd5b79e6 /debhelper.pod
parent8f29a0726bdebcb01b6fd768fde8016fcd5dc3f4 (diff)
Depend on dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.0) for multiarch support.
Note to backporters: If you remove that dependency, debhelper will fall back to not doing multiarch stuff in v9 mode, which is probably what you want.
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 9bb06e7..7c88f36 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -516,9 +516,8 @@ Changes from v8 are:
Multiarch support. In particular, B<dh_auto_configure> passes
multiarch directories to autoconf in --libdir and --libexecdir,
while B<dh_makeshlibs> detects packages containing multiarch
-directories and sets a Pre-Dependency on multiarch-support is
-${misc:Pre-Depends} . A version of dpkg-dev supporting multiarch
-is required for this to work.
+directories and sets a Pre-Dependency on multiarch-support in
=item v8